The Master Music Festival returns in March 2020 to Watford’s Clarendon Muse. Headlining the festival is legendary Brazilian concert pianist Artur Cimirro, who will be making his long-awaited UK debut with a recital on Saturday, March 28. Alongside much-loved classics, Artur will showcase his own compositions.

The festival is also bringing back the hugely successful educational Children’s Concert, this year featuring flautist Daniela Mars, who will introduce young audiences to the world of classical music with a range of flutes.

Chart-topping Steinway Artist Ji Liu will return to adjudicate the festival’s piano competitions. The competitions cater for all ages and levels of ability, providing local talent with a superb platform to showcase their achievements.

Director of Master Music Publications, Benjamin Williams, created the festival to bring today’s finest classical musicians to Watford to reach new audiences of all ages.

Artur Cimirro – Piano Recital, Saturday, March 28, 7pm

Headlining the festival and making his UK debut, Artur Cimirro will present a piano recital featuring a wide repertoire from Bach to Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Artur enjoys an eclectic career as a pianist, composer, arranger and writer. He has composed works for piano and a variety of ensembles. His transcriptions and arrangements, dedicated to the left hand, deal with the exploration of new horizons in piano technique. Artur said: “Performing at the Master Music Festival will be my first musical connection with the English people - a connection where beauty of the musical art can be shared with so many special souls in a land where fairy tales and history are always somewhat together. Showing my art in England is a joy for my heart!”

Children’s Classical Concert, Saturday, March 28, 4pm

The Children’s Concert aims to inspire and educate young audiences of all ages in the world of classical music. This eagerly anticipated concert will feature Daniela Mars, who will discuss and perform on a range of different flutes. Daniela Mars is a Brazilian flautist and composer who enjoys a rich musical life as a chamber musician and soloist. Daniela mastered her art at London’s Guildhall School of Music London and City University (London), and Vienna’s Prayner Konservatorium of Arts. Pianist Benjamin Williams, who recently graduated from Trinity Conservatoire of Music with honours, will accompany Daniela.

Piano Competitions, Saturday, March 21

The festival will feature piano competitions for all ages and abilities. Each participant will receive constructive and invaluable feedback from chart-topping Chinese Steinway Artist Ji Liu. Medals, certificates and a range of prizes will be awarded to participants who achieve first, second and third place.

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